We love Calgary! It’s a hub of terrific food, entertainment and culture! We’ve taken a bunch of great “to do” idea’s and created a weekly blog to share them with you! Check back every week for the latest and greatest things Calgary offers! Enjoy!
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Festival Italiano. Running October 22 – November 9. Venues Vary. Visit Festival Italiano for more information and to purchase tickets.
Revel in the magnificent sounds and beautiful style of an irrepressible nation and people, as the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra pays tribute to Italy’s musical and cultural heritage in Festival Italiano.
Price: $125.00 – $415.00
The Great Gatsby. Running Oct 15 – Nov 10 at Max Bell Theatre, Epcor Centre for the Performing Arts. 205 8 Ave S.E. Visit Great Gatsby to purchase tickets.
Experience the glitz and glamour of the Jazz Age and one of the most unforgettable stories of the twentieth century.
Price: $35.00 – &95.50.
Concert: Zerbin. Wednesday November 6. The Palomino. Doors: 7PM. TICKETS: $10.00 Advance/ $12.00 Door. To buy advance tickets go to BIGTICKETS.
Victoria-based indie rock songwriting duo Jason Zerbin and Peter Mol (a.k.a. Zerbin) have had a pretty good run since forming in 2009, with tracks from their debut LP, Of Fools Gold, charting on modern rock radio and performances alongside the likes of the Flamings Lips, FUN, AWOLNATION and Linkin Park.
Paper Trail. AVALANCE! Instituteof Contemporary Art. 343 11 Ave SW. November 8 at 8pm. Running until December21 at 5pm. Price: FREE
A visual archive of AVALANCHE! Institute of Contemporary Art’s first year of programming, featuring limited edition prints produced in conjunction with every exhibition to date.
Jack and the Beanstalk. Loose Moose Theatre for Kids. Saturdays & Sundays, November 2-24. 1- 3pm. To purchase tickets, contact 403-265-5682 or visit Loose Moose.
The classic story of a young man, some magic beans and a giant.
Story Time. Gasoline Alley Museum Heritage Park. November 5 at 10:30am. For pricing and to purchase tickets online, visit Story Time.
Children hear about Snow White and Winnie the Pooh, Curious George and Peter Rabbit too…
The Calgary Sugarcraft Guild. Running November 7 – 10. North Hill Mall. Price: FREE
The Calgary Sugarcraft Guild is hosting their first ever cake decorating competition. The event is being held at North Hill Mall. There will be many cakes to see from entrants all over Alberta. On Saturday November 9th, there will also be live demonstrations from 11am until 3pm.
Homestyle Breakfast Buffet. November 10. 9am-2pm. 1900 Heritage Dr. S.W. Price: Adults- $16.95+ GST Children (under twelve)- $10.95+GST Children under 2 – Free
Voted one of Calgary’s best brunches by Where Calgary. Enjoy comforting homestyle food at a comfortable price. Drive into the village and park in front of the Wainwright Hotel, step into the past and savour a hearty, pioneer-inspired breakfast.
Yelp Eats for Hunger Relief. November 4-10. For participating restaurants, click Hunger Relief
Dine at any participating restaurant and drop your receipt in the official Yelp Eats box. For each receipt over $30 (before tax and tip), these restaurants will donate $10 to our friends at the Calgary Inter-Faith Food Bank!
Big Rock Beer Brewing. Heritage Park Historical Village, Big Rock Interpretive Brewery. November 7 & 21. 6:30pm – 9:00pm. Price: $89.95 per participant +GST (Tickets are non-refundable). To book your spot visit, Beer Brewing
During this hands-on, 2½-hour session, you’ll earn amateur brewmaster status as you mill, mash, sparge, boil, cool, pitch, ferment and package your way to hand-crafted beer greatness. A small snack and samples of the type of beer that you are brewing will be provided at the event. Four weeks later, you’re invited to return to Heritage Park and pick up a bottle of your very own beer creation.
Wine Tasting. Loire &Languedoc-Roussillon. November 6. 7pm. The Cellar. Price: $60.00. For more information click, Wine Tasting
From the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean coast these two disparate wine regions share common ground when it comes to producing quality wines and due to their relative obscurity, they are outstanding values. Come discover the Chenin Blancs of the Anjou, and the Carignans and Cinsaults of the Minrevois plus other gems amidst the rough.
National Women’s Under 18 Hockey Championships. November 4 -10. Markin MacPhail Centre Arenas at COP. For pricing info click, Under-18 Champs.
Hockey Canada, in partnership with Hockey Alberta, Hockey Calgary and Girls Hockey Calgary, has announced that the 2013 National Women’s Under-18 Championship is coming to Calgary.